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Top rated unpleasantly surprising movies that are also more problematic

Check out today’s highest ranked unpleasantly surprising and more problematic movies! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies that are unpleasantly surprising and more problematic, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Mar 01 2021

1 The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (1992)

A suburban family chooses seemingly sweet Peyton Flanders as their newborn's nanny. Only much later does the infant's mother, Claire Bartel, realize Peyton's true intentions -- to destroy Claire and replace her in the family. The nail-biting suspense builds quickly in this chilling psychological thriller about deception and bitter revenge.

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1992-01-10 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Annabella Sciorra, Rebecca De Mornay

Rating

rating icon 6.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    clearly relished role
  2. Ranked #1 for
    very convincing
  3. Ranked #1 for
    cast of minor players

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2 An Education (2009)

Despite her sheltered upbringing, Jenny is a teen with a bright future; she's smart, pretty, and has aspirations of attending Oxford University. When David, a charming but much older suitor, motors into her life in a shiny automobile, Jenny gets a taste of adult life that she won't soon forget.

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2009-10-29 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard

Rating

rating icon 6.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gentlemanly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    academic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    childhood innocence

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3 Frailty (2001)

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

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2001-11-17 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Bill Paxton, Matthew McConaughey

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    watching successively
  2. Ranked #1 for
    going nuts
  3. Ranked #1 for
    maladjusted character

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4 Unsane (2018)

A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution where she is confronted by her greatest fear.

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2018-02-21 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard

Rating

rating icon 6.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    innovative technique
  2. Ranked #2 for
    feeling underwhelmed
  3. Ranked #3 for
    modern technology

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5 The Kissing Booth (2018)

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

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2018-05-11 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Joey King, Joel Courtney

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    young and handsome
  2. Ranked #1 for
    light toned atmosphere
  3. Ranked #1 for
    predictable plot

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6 Ant-Man (2015)

Armed with the astonishing ability to shrink in scale but increase in strength, master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner-hero and help his mentor, Doctor Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Against seemingly insurmountable obstacles, Pym and Lang must plan and pull off a heist that will save the world.

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2015-07-14 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    comedic tone
  2. Ranked #1 for
    always dependable actor
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic proportion

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7 Gone Girl (2014)

With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

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2014-10-01 | Mystery / Thriller

Cast

Rosamund Pike, Ben Affleck

Rating

rating icon 7.9

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    masterful story
  2. Ranked #1 for
    perfect casting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    perfectly executed

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8 The Hospital (1971)

A suicidal doctor struggles to find meaning in his life while a murderer stalks the halls of his hospital.

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1971-12-14 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

George C. Scott, Diana Rigg

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    dynamite
  2. Ranked #4 for
    comic gem
  3. Ranked #5 for
    impotent character

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9 Apollo 18 (2011)

Officially, Apollo 17 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later in 1973, three American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense. What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies its authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.

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2011-07-20 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Ryan Robbins, Warren Christie

Rating

rating icon 5.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    highly improbable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    weak script
  3. Ranked #1 for
    build up of tension

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10 Garfield (2004)

Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz - the vet and an old high-school crush - adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn't want. Competition.

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2004-06-10 | Animation / Comedy

Cast

Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer

Rating

rating icon 5.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    distinct personality
  2. Ranked #1 for
    decent time-passer
  3. Ranked #3 for
    dutiful character

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